Round Table
Sandy McIntyre, Editor
Shirley Bethke
Arthur Carlson
News Q: Why did they let the turkey join the band?
A: Because he had his own drumsticks!

Vol. XVI, No. 46 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida November 22, 2003

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00P Pinochle
7:00P Ladies Billiard Practice
Attend Church of your choice
9:00A Poker (1 Eyed Jack)
9:30A Water Ex
9:30A Shuffleboard
11:15A Mvmt for Health
1:00P Bridge (D)
1:00P Book Club
2:00P Open House at 283
7:00P Billiards (L)
7:00P Cribbage
7:00P Bridge (C/P)
9:00A Line Dancing (Adv)
9:00A Horseshoes
12:00P Bowling
12:30P Ceramics
2:00P Open House at 283
7:00P Bingo
9:00A Golf (L)
9:30A Water Ex
11:15A Mvmt for Health
12:00P Golf (M)
1:00P Bridge (C)
2:00P Open House at 283
7:00P Poker (L)
7:00P Poker

1:00P Thanksgiving Dinner
9:00A Horseshoes
9:30A Water Ex
1:00P Scrabble
7:00P Euchre
8:15A Coffee
9:00A RT Meeting

CALENDAR CORRECTIONS:   The Calendar above was copied from the November Online Calendar available at   Please notify Anne Guba in the KGC Office of Calendar changes. Thanks,       Sandy McIntyre

HEALTHLINE:   Bob Miller, 86 King Arthur Dr., is now home and progressing rapidly after having two knee surgeries and spending a month in the hospital.   Bill Barth is doing well after back surgery.   Ellie Lambiotte read thank you cards at last Saturday's meeting from the family of Carol Veverka and from Terry Love for the KGC memorial donations and all the expressions of sympathy they received from King's Gate residents.  Thanks to all of you who sent me prayers, cards, and delicious treats after my hip surgery.          --- Blanche Madden

FAMILY NEWS:   Our sincere sympathy to Richard Clark, 316 Castle Dr., and his family on the recent death of his mother in South Carolina.

FORMER RESIDENT NEWS:   Ella Heath, long-time resident of 280 Avenue of Queens, passed away Friday, Nov. 14.  Her son and Jane Haggerty were with her.  A memorial service was held in the Chapel of Venice-Nokomis Methodist Church on November 20th.  Ella had been living at Brighton Gardens.  

THANK YOU for the prayers, cards and cookies sent to me after my hip replacement surgery.  KGC is a wonderful place for healing after having surgery.          --- Betty Ulbricht

THANKS:   Howard Darbee sends his thanks to everyone for their thoughtfulness, cards, and best wishes.  He has thoroughly enjoyed reading the cards he has received from friends in King's Gate Club.  Doris said he is doing really well, and they hope he will soon be able to walk.  He's still in a wheel chair and uses a walker, but he's improving and is in good spirits.  The Darbees' address is 862 E. Iron Avenue Ext., Apartment 114, Dover, OH  44622.  Their phone number is (330) 365-2498.

NEW YORK - NEW JERSEY LUNCHEON will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2003, at 12:30 PM at Millie's at 3900 Clark Road, Sarasota.  Please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board.  Please wear name tags.  Any questions, call Barth's 485-9714.  Come and enjoy the food and Christmas decorations, and ladies, don't forget the lovely boutique next door.

"TOYS FOR TOTS" CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON:   Tickets are on sale TODAY.  Luncheon will be held at the Landmark on Fri., Dec. 5th at $15.00 each.  Room capacity for 100.  Don't wait and be disappointed.  Get your ticket early.           --- Loretta Brian and Ellie Lambiotte

NEW YEAR'S EVE:   Tickets for New Year's Eve will be available until the limit of 160 tickets are sold.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  So come and enjoy the dance, delicious hors d'oeuvres and the continental breakfast after midnight.                 ---  Ben & Lorraine Quirion

CRAFTS:   No Crafts on Thursday, Nov. 27th.  On Dec. 4th, 11th, and 18th - Fleece "cuddles."  Details later.             --- Barb Tompkins

OPEN HOUSE:   King's Gate Realty will have an "Open House" at 283 Ave of Queens next week, Mon., Tues., and Wed. (11/24-26/03) from 2 PM to 4 PM (please remove your shoes before entering).  As discussed at last week's meeting, it is in our best interest for residents to attend Open Houses so they can tell friends and relatives about units for sale in King's Gate Club.   The Newsletter will print one Open House notice per home for sale by owner or by a realty company.  No prices will be printed.

KGC TRAVEL has scheduled Sunday matinee shows at the "Broadway Palm Dinner Theater " in Ft. Myers.  Bus round trip, buffet luncheon, show, taxes and tips - $52 each.  Please book before deadline.

Please review literature on the bulletin board, roundie, and notebooks for details on all travel.  Select from many Happy Heart Tours and make your booking with Nip Barker at 485-9308. Visit our web site:         --- Nip Barker


High Games
High Series
Ernie Auerbach
Rod See
Lorraine Quirion

SHUFFLEBOARD………………………November 17, 2003:

Position   Team   Won Lost
1 3 25 11
2 4 20 16
3 1 19.5 16.5
4 8 18.5 17.5
5 5 15.5 20.5 Tie
5 6 15.5 20.5 Tie
6 7 15 21 Tie
6 2 15 21 Tie

Next day of shuffling is November 24th at 9:30 AM.  Team # 2 makes courts ready for play and is responsible for clean up after play.  The order of play is Yellow - Black - Yellow.             ---Ralph Garver

EARLY NEWS DEADLINE:   Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, please turn in all News articles to Sandy McIntyre, 37 King Arthur Dr., by Wed. noon, Nov. 26th.

CHANNEL 33:   Give notices for Channel 33 to Sandy McIntyre from Nov. 21 - Dec. 3.   Please indicate on your note whether for Channel 33 or Newsletter (or both).

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